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November 4, 2012 6:30 - 7:00pm PST
dozens of grocery stores are walking the picket lines tonight. the raley's chain s family owned -- and this ise good evening. thousands of workers at dozens of grocery stores are walking the picket lines tonight. the raley's chain is family
owned and it is the first strike in the nearly 80 year history. we are live with the issues behind the walk out, don? >> reporter: ann, as you know, strikes are never pleasant. force people to confront their loyalty's and the customers, too. >> you certainly seen workers on strike before. but never workers at this business. it is the first strike in the 77 year history of raley's stores. it looks like it could be painful, not what this worker wants to hear. >> it is not good. we have to stand up. >> the issues are medical benefits, and eliminating sunday pay sthao and a raise freeze. >> okay with the raise, but not the medical benefits, when we retire, no medical. >> the company says they need
to make saving >> we are under severe competitive here. retailers opened up or expanded them to sell groceries. >> the strike at 115 stores in california and 13 in nevada makes customers to make tough choices. >> it takes a little bit of effort. it is closer to my house and i will have to spend extra gas to go to the middle of the island. >> this woman says she did not realize she crossed the picket line of the clerks she likes. >> friendly. some know me by name. >> they are all out on the street picketing. when should i do, go shop at safeway. >> i will not tell what you to do. >> she sided with the clerks and want elsewhere to shop. >> reporter: now, three years ago they disclosed or let go an
undisclosed number of corporate employees for efficiencies and give more values to the customers. >> union rights are at the center of proposition 32 on tuesday's ballot. the measure, limiting union's giving money to campaigns is on track to the be costliest campaign. the latest poll shows half of all voter are opposed to prop 32. 16% are undecided. who is behind prop 32 campaign? >> reporter: union members say it will takeaway their voice. making political kopt pwaougzs for money cake en-- contributions for money take friend their paychecks. >> it is to quiet the voices as a whole. >> but supporters say it will give powerback to the workers.
>> it empowers the rank and file union members or the worker at a corporation to say you can't just reach into my paycheck and take my money anymore. >> reporter: prop 32's biggest donor is charles munger who has give $28 million for the campaign. organized labor spent $64 million. the ads have been confusing, the no side says it will benefit super packs. >> i really think it is one of the fraud leapt measures we are seeing in california in history. >> >> speaking this morning. >> it is designed to be deceptive to confuse voters and to get them to vote for it and mislead them or vote for it for the wrong reasons. >> the former chair of the california republican party says thirty two creates an even playing field because even though they would not be able
to use their current means of funding unions will still have influence. >> they can not give them directly to campaigns but they still have the ability to make contributions to campaigns. >> reporter: opponents say if it passes they will challenge it in court. in the news room, back to you. >> no power, little gas, food shortagees are not the only difficulties after sandy now there is cold to contend with. >> reporter: ann, good evening. today was another intense cleanup day. staton island one of the hardest hit areas. so much to do as so many people here try to pick up the pieces. >> reporter: nearly a week after sandy millions are without power and thousands holeless. it destroyed blocks of homes. this is where the new york city
marathon was supposed to start on sunday. runners still came. armed with back packs full of supplies. >> this would have been two months world of work. >> and ready to help people like frank. >> they are mar thonnerses, not neighbors, not even staton islanders, look at what they are doing, this is great. >> he cleaned the dotti home instead of running a race. >> people here cheer us on every year the least i can do is help them out. >> reporter: scenes like this are playing out across new york and new jersey. chefs are donating their time to cook up warm meals. >> part of the community. i grew up in this town, i love the town. i will take care of people i know and anybody that that i can help. >> reporter: the one million people without power in new jersey are coming to centers like these for food and warmth. >> we walked here from jersey city. no gas in my car.
it is really nice here. he gets to eat. >> even though the cleanup is still far from over, this week things will start to get back to normal in some areas as schools reopen throughout new jersey and new york. >> and while much of manhattan has power in areas like this, well, people here are being told that it may not come back until friday, ann? >> ines, we have been talking about cold weather but what kind of temperatures are we talking about? >> >> reporter: well, it feels like that is in the 30s t is around 40 but it feels so cold. and the city wants people to go to shelters especially the people that don't have any power and not too far away prosecute me they brought in a bus, a city bus so people can sit in the bus and be warm. >> just keeps making matters worse, thank you very much. people in the bay area are pitching in to help those effected by sandy. cbs 5 reporter shows us the extreme efforts by some bay
area red cross volunteers. >> after the pounding sandy last on the east coast, and two million still without power, comes relief from the bay area. >> so far we had quite a few cash donations. >> reporter: farmers markets in san bruno and oakland are accepting donations of money going straight to the red cross. >> people seem to be responsive and generous. >> reporter: volunteers leave today, driving a truck all of the way to new york. bringel has done this before -- pringle has done this before. >> providing supplies to the clients and getting around a will be difficult. >> reporter: this is mike's first trip to a dissaster. >> when i get to new york i will check in, contact my point of contact and get an assignment. >> reporter: it is simple. shelter
shelter and feed those who need it. but as they pack up he does not want his wife to worry too much. >> he is going with someone who has done this a couple of times and it is my job to train him. >> reporter: they could stay there two weeks. back to you. >> we posted more information, pictures and details on how to help at cbssf.com. headlines, richmond firefighter is recovering tonight from a back injury suffered while battling a fire. the flames spread,a commercial building in the 1400 block of mcdonald's avenue at 8:00 p.m. there was an aa meeting going on in one of the rooms but everyone got out okay. the cause of the fire is under investigation. a driver is facing felony hit and run charges after running down a pedestrian in santa rosa overnight. the person was struck near the intersection of gernville road and coffee lane. with the help of a witness the police found a car with severe
damage nearby and arrested a 30- year-old for dui and hit and run. no word on the pedestrian's condition. the demolition of an 8 story building in walnut creek could create major traffic problems this week. several areas will be closed at 7:00 a.m. and detours in place and drivers should expect delays. the work should be completed by thanksgiving. a rescue off the coast of marin. why they are calling it a lucky break. >> another milestone for the 49er's stadium. what crews will begin tomorrow. they will help the project take shape ,,,,,,
this is hayden. ,,,,,, that's elizabeth. and that's skyler... and his mom, nancy. they're just a few of the californians who took it on themselves to send you a message about what they need to restore years of cuts to their schools. prop thirty-eight. thirty-eight raises billions in new revenue - bypasses sacramento and sends every k through 12 dollar straight to our local schools... every school. for them. for all of us.
the coast guard says the pee were aboard a 24- foot boatn it capsized at the mouth ofe seven people, including three children, were rescued today. they were aboard a 24 foot boat when it capsized at the mouth of the bay. five people held on to the overturned boat and two others were trapped under neither. the people outside of the boat were rescued by helicoptered. the rest were rescued when the boat was towed ashore. nobody wore a life jacket.
the trial of a former san jose principal. charged with failing to report former teacher, chandler, for sexual abuse. he was charge inside january and charged with committing lewd acts on a 2nd grader. construction of the new 49er stadium will hit another milestone next week. crews will begin installing the first of two concrete sections. concrete used for the risers and walls and 10,000 steps for seating. the framework is already 60% complete. >> and tomorrow is the last day for struggling bay area homeowners to get had help with their mortgagees. the neighborhood association is holding the mortgage relief and approvals program for people needing help. there are strict qualifications but the free event will wrap up
tomorrow at the sap jose convention center. >> for the cbs 5 weather center, good evening, everybody. how about this? the day that will top off near 90. yes, we will show you where and which day as eyewitness news continues on cbs 5 ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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more than 500 toys were collected. so, we mentioned thanksgiving. christmas toys for tots, talking about record heat. >> we are talking more of a july weather pattern. pristine, lots of sunshine, skies, kids out and about playing soccer. averaging between 8 and 13 degrees above normal. by the way, going down tonight, 5:07 by the time the sun went down. tomorrow morning at 6:38. we will have clear skies. temperatures in the 50s. right now, 60s and 70s still at this hour. average high this time of the year is 71. but topped off at 79. otherwise, 76. parteen ez, wrapped around american canyon, low 80s in santaa rosa. average high, 69. so, tonight, overnight, significant cooling will take place into the 50s across the
board. 53 in san rafael middle 50s from mountain view. so, here are your weather headlines. you need to know as you step on out of the door. starry night, record warmth tomorrow and then by the end of the workweek, seven-day forecast, we are offering up rain. much cooler temperatures. but, tomorrow, we are talking about record high temperatures. santa rosa, easily shattering the record. san sanfrancisco, tie it. san jose will get close at 82 degrees. high pressure, dominant feature. significant warming all of the way through election day. we will use wednesday as our transition day before the cooler temperatures and the rain moves in on thursday. a string of 70s will be coming along the seashore. including the avenues in ocean beach. other waoeusz 80s through the pen tpheups la. jumping up toior degrees in mortgage hill.
at least by a couple of degrees. eastip land, fiends the warmest temperatures, 89 degrees in fairfield. we are talking 89 in santa rosa, 79 in sap fran when we should be at 66. there you have the latter part of the week with the rain and the forecast. set your forecast -- that is your pinpoint forecast. a record day for andrew lock. but will they pull off a comeback? we are next side the brewer, there's a giant staircase. and the room is filled with all these different kinds of coffee. actually, i just press this button.
martin, born in oakland, grw up in stockon, put on one oe greatest shows on turf today...unfortunat ely, it e e oakland raider dallas might not be the most popular stockton player of all. but martin. now, 2nd quarter, mcfadden going down on his ankle, he had an x-ray, it turned out to be okay but he may not be back for awhile. 10-7 for oak land at the half. this guy coming off. tampa, 3rd quarter, doug martin, broke a couple tackles, skefrpb yards, broke an nfl record for 3 touchdowns, 45 yards or more. he ran for 251 yards and four touchdowns. 35 tampa in the 4th. raiders comeback. meyers, the second touchdown of the game. going to 11. then, they give him a gift.
fumbles the football. richard is johnny-on-the-spot. going under 8 minutes left. palmer, out on the backfield. making it 35-34 tampa. maybe the best play of all was the 2-point conversion. going down, oakland now, down just a field goal. then, the defenses forking a 3 and out. raiders have a football. palmer looking to get it. feeling the range at the very least. but, that was the throw. no man's land, pwhrarbgs iced the game. 3 picks on the afternoon for palmer. the comeback fall short, they are 3-5 on the season. >> we did not tackle well. i thought they did a good job of blocking. the runner did a great job of running. i think we had an opportunity
to make plays. we missed tackles. >> you know, look back tomorrow, okay. that is -- you know. it is all right. >> i did my job. that is what i am saying. >> i am not a crook. and his buddies, catching the broncos/pwapgels game. denver coming -- bengals game. denver coming in. up 10-3. holiday, you say hello, i say good-bye. there he goes. 105 yards kick return for that man. giving the broncos a 17-13 lead. but they came back to lead 20- 17. you can't keep a good man down. peyton manning. and why did we show you this? bronco win coupled with thes loss drops oakland to 3rd place, two games behind denver. luck hosting miami. luck had quite a day himself.
late 1st quarter. connects, 9 yard touchdown. 7-3. luck just warming up. the quarterback, throwing for an nfl rookie quarterback record 342 yards. this is double coverage. 36 yards. colts win. nascar, texas, jimmie johnson leading by two points in the chase. before the race a sand bag on the bottom of the parachuter's flag hit kevin harvick's car death penaltied it sent it for repair. restart for a green-white checkered finish. johnson get ace great jump and gets the lead. pulls away for the win. he now has a 7-point lead in the chase with just two races left. coming up tonight on "game day" forgotten player who helped spark the 49ers dynasty. >> my 9th year, got tkeupged.
and -- i was not going to take -- got dinged. i was not going to take another hit like that. i would be paralyzed or -- i don't know. >> the series of undiagnosed injuries including deformed fingers that forced a former 49er to live in a tunnel. that is tonight on game day at 11:30. we think about the names like bryce and park and lot but there are some players there the stories are remarkable. you will see one tonight. >> after what he has been through was he eager to talk or reluctant. but reporter tracked him down and tried to get him help which did not happen. you will see why. $1 billion taxpayers dollars, billed, money-saving health care for aging prisoners, or is it? why some kwre a lack of health care in the past turned this project into cadillac care.
that story and more at 11:00. that will do it for us. "60 minutes" is next. you can find the latest news and weather on cbssf.com. have a good night ,,,,,,,,,,
this is hayden. ,,,,that's elizabeth. and that's skyler... and his mom, nancy. they're just a few of the californians who took it on themselves to send you a message about what they need to restore years of cuts to their schools. prop thirty-eight. thirty-eight raises billions in new revenue - bypasses sacramento
and sends every k through 12 dollar straight to our local schools... every school. for them. for all of us.